Tag: Association of Washington Cities

MAKING THE BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX WORK

May 1st, 2012

Washington has a unique business tax system:  businesses are taxed on their gross income (Business and Occupation Tax – B&O Tax), rather than their profits.  There’s a statewide B&O Tax, and some 40 cities have local B&O Taxes.  And there are three different ways that cities can charge this tax:  on gross receipts (like the […]

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